Though it seems we've all been hearing about essential oils more and more lately, they've actually been around for centuries and have even been said to date back to King Tut's tomb. If you're new to essential oils, you are in luck! Here's the scoop on some of the most popular oils and how to use them.
I was brainstorming what types of super EASY dinners I might be in the mood to make when arriving back home right at 5:00 pm on a school night after a busy weekend out of town. So, the winning home cooked dinner turned out to be Simple Seafood with a side of the Sheet Pan Brussels Sprouts and Potatoes
Do you ever find yourself perusing the wine aisles unsure of what to buy? Have you ever bought a bottle simply because it looked pretty? If you can relate, read on. Because we've got a super FUN giveaway today, brought to us by our newest sponsor, Weekly Tasting!
Not everyone can - or wants to - buy everything organic. In some cases, you simply can't find organic options, or you may just not want to foot the bill if it costs more. This is not a new topic here, but one that needed a little updating.
This post is by blog team member, Kiran. To learn more about Kiran, check out our team page! So guess what? I’m officially a Certified Holistic Health Coach as of mid-March. Last year I signed up for the Institute of Integrative Nutrition (IIN), which has been around since 1992. You may remember us mentioning them before (Amy on our team also went through the program), but I took the year-long online class for a few reasons: the first is that I’m working on a book (or maybe an e-book – stay tuned) and I wanted to have some type of credentials for writing it. The other is, like many others (possibly you!), the subject is interesting to me and I wanted to further my knowledge. What I liked about the program was that not only could I do it at my own pace, but along with going through a number of dietary theories, it also showed how all sorts of aspects of people’s lives are contributing to food choices. I particularly liked the following information I learned that dissected cravings – and hello, is there anyone out there who doesn’t have them, or who hasn’t had them in the past? If you struggle with cravings, I’d love to know if it can be attributed to one of the following 8 causes… 8 Causes of Cravings Lack of primary food. Primary “food” – which is not really food and instead things in life that “feed” and nourish you in other ways – consists of relationships, career, and spiritual satisfaction. This was by far the most interesting theory that we talked about, primarily because these can influence our food (which is considered secondary, btw) choices. So when these aspects are off, we find ourselves seeking satisfaction from food. In all honesty, I’ve seen […]